Discover Lincolnshire attractions absolutely free

Lincoln cathedral and the castle tower EMN-140603-125554001
Lincoln cathedral and the castle tower EMN-140603-125554001
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Attractions all over the city and county will be offering discounts and FREE admission during the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend this month.

Attractions include Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral and Gainsborough Old Hall.

Discover a world of rich history when you visit Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral. Over this weekend the Friends of Lincoln Castle will be animating the site with re-enactments of scenes from the past. Take a step back in time and discover what life at Lincoln Castle was really like.

Tour Lincoln, Lincoln’s open-top sightseeing bus, will launch its tours for the 2014 season during the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend and will be offering free tickets for tours. Sit back and listen to the commentary while touring around the city sights.

Families can visit Water’s Edge Country Park and take part in free activities for children. The park has lots to explore with places to rest and watch the wildlife.

Strawberry Glass is giving craft demonstrations throughout the weekend at Ayscoughfee Hall in the workshops at the Hall. You’ll be fascinated by the techniques being used to create unique crafts and gifts.

So visit Lincolnshire’s attractions for FREE during Discover Lincolnshire Weekend on Saturday March 22 and Sunday March 23 and take advantage of some of these great offers:

Hartsholme Country Park - The Visitor Centre, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln - As part of the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend join Park Rangers for a guided walk to discover the history of Swanholme Lakes - Friday March 21 at 1pm.

Lincoln Castle - Discover a world of rich history when you visit Lincoln Castle over the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend. Saturday March 22 - Sunday March 23, 10am-4pm - free entry.

RSPB Frampton Marsh - Frampton Roads, Frampton - Discover the best of the Boston beasties. What will you see? The expert will guide you around this stunning nature reserve and point out any wildlife of interest along the way. Saturday March 22- Sunday March 23 - 2pm - Free parking and entry.

Caistor Arts & Heritage Centre - 28 Plough Hill, Caistor - Discover what Caistor Arts and Heritage has to offer; free entrance to heritage and art displays, free guided town walks on the Saturday and Sunday, talks about the area and heritage. Free Buskers Concert - Saturday afternoon.

Waters Edge Country Park - Waters Edge Country Park, Maltkiln Road, Barton upon Humber - A free children’s activity sheet will be available on both days of the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend and a special price of £2,35 for a hot drink and teacake on Saturday (closed Sunday).

Nettleton Lodge Inn - Nettleton Lodge Inn, Moortown Road, Nettleton - Free tea or coffee, and biscuits. Contact via www.nettletonlodgeinn.co.uk and quote DLW to receive a voucher valid for this event only, and presented between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday March 22 and Sunday March 23.

Museum of RAF Firefighting - RAF Scampton - Visit the museum during the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend for a guided tour to see a large collection of 42 mainly ex-RAF fire appliances.

Sightseeing Tour Bus - Lincoln, Minster Yard - Tour Lincoln, Lincoln’s open-top sightseeing bus, will launch over Discover Lincolnshire Weekend with free tickets for tours on the Saturday and Sunday.

Hill Holt Wood, Norton Disney, One of Hill Holt Wood’s experienced rangers will be doing a demonstration on both Saturday and Sunday for visitors who want to 
learn about green woodworking. Free entry - 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Lincoln Cathedral - Free admission all day Saturday March 22 - upper level tours available to book in person on the day at a cost of £3.00 per person - 9.15am to 4pm.

Gunby Hall - Gunby, Spilsby - Gunby Hall and Gardens will be opening for free on both days from 11am to 5pm. Parking free.

Bransby Home of Rest for Horses - Bransby - Bransby Horses are pleased to offer a free guided tour of the charity to meet the horses, ponies and donkeys on Saturday 
and Sunday, meeting at the horse sense room at 1.30pm. Free entry, open from 10am to 4pm.

Tattershall Castle - Sleaford Road, Tattershall - free entry, 11am to 5pm on Saturday March 22.

Doddington Hall - Visit Doddington Hall gardens during the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend and enjoy free entry on Sunday March 23, 11am to 4pm.

Lincoln Guided Walks - Lincoln, Castle Hill - Meet your guide Dorothy Moss outside the Visitor Information Centre on Castle Hill, Lincoln at 1.30pm for a Jewish Heritage Trail Tour. Booking helpful but not essential

Cogglesford Watermill - East Road, Sleaford - Milling Demonstrations at the historic watermill. Free 500g bag of wholemeal flour per family when mentioning ‘Discover Lincolnshire Weekend’. Sunday March 23 - 11am to 4pm - free entry.